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Jun 16, 2013 8:00am EDT
award, in the category of medicine -- >> we speak to a 16-year-old superstar of science who has come up with a test to detect pancreatic cancer. >> i was in my high school biology class. i was reading a scientific journal about these things that react with one specific protein. i put two and two together. ♪ it is estimated at least 93,000 people have been killed in a syria since the start of the conflict. according to the latest united nations figures. the us. regime's resurgence is said to have much to do with support from iran and -- the assad regime's resurgence is said to have much to do with iran and russian support. ordinaryiews of syrians being forgotten? some are checked both the regime and armed rebels, and work -- fear the war will destroy any future hope for democracy in the country. meeting the aggregates -- advocates of a syrian third way at a conference in lebanon. >> a short but missy wrote. an hour away, across the border, a civil war is raging. here on mount lebanon, a resort offers security and calm for a group of syrians who have gathered to talk about endin
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Jun 17, 2013 11:30pm PDT
in the science of female desire. first of all, okay, first of all, what does science or scientists know about female desire, all right? it's all mysterious. it's all intuition. it's all shrouded in mystery and flowers and perfume, right? it's undell ofable. >> science is trying now to pull back that societal veil, pull back all that undell of ability and get at some truth. and so here's one. when it comes to sex, monogamy may be much more of a problem for women than for men. >> stephen: what you talking about? what are you talking about? >> we've long been taught as you know men programmed by evolution to be promiscuous. >> stephen: yes, exactly, spreading their seed as widely as possible. >> an women to be more geared toward one good man. >> stephen: women are better than men are. see? see. i just got a validation. >> what about that theory where women are better suited to monogamy is too convenient and comforting for men. i think science-- . >> stephen: what? >> because we get to sit back, we get to let our eyes and thoughts roam a bit and be comfortable that our women are really okay about
Jun 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
on the street. >> are you bill nye? >> we love this. what it was like to walk around with bill nye, the science guy. the secret behind the bow ties and why he asked to shake every hand at this graduation. our person of the week. we had never used a contractor before and didn't know where to start. at angie's list, you'll find reviews on everything from home repair to healthcare written by people just like you. no company can pay to be on angie's list, so you can trust what you're reading. angie's list is like having thousands of close neighbors, where i can go ask for personal recommendations. that's the idea. before you have any work done, check angie's list. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. i love you, angie. sorry, honey. trust your instincts to make the call. to treat my low testosterone, my doctor and i went with axiron, the only underarm low t treatment. axiron can restore t levels to normal in about 2 weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. wo
Jun 16, 2013 2:30am EDT
are on sale at the politics and prose tent. sam kean is author of two books about science, the disappearing spoon and the violent, his books are not only about the technicalities of science but also the people and culture of the science of the world. in his latest book the violence -- "the violinist's thumb: and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code" he has a cast of eccentric characters who lead deron detailed biographies. from the beginning of genetic discovery in the university labs to a broom closet with microscopes and beakers to today's scientists who are moving science-fiction toward reality sam draws you into stores of personal struggle and triumph and on your journey he teaches you something you didn't even realize you were learning. he has worked in the radio lab, all things considered, he will actually be doing a live webinar for one of my clients, the american chemical society in june. his latest book is "the violinist's thumb: and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code" and it is a new york times best seller
Jun 16, 2013 1:00pm PDT
for joining me. great to see you. >> thanks, karen. thank you. >> next, men of science, they are not. but do they hold the key to the water we drink and the air rebreath? stay with us. we went out and asked people a simple question: how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed much is the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ to enjoy all of these years. or just turn off the lights when you leave a room. you can conserve energy wisely. the more you know. i did? when visa signature asked everybody what upgraded experiences really mattered... you suggested luxury car service instead of "strength training with patrick willis." come on todd! flap them chicken wings. [ grunts ] well, i travel a lot and umm... [ male announcer ] at visa signature, every upgraded experience comes from listening to our
Jun 16, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. >> and tomorrow humid? >> yes. this is an rc robotic cw. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ from the united states postal service a small design firm can ship like a big business. just go online to pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. we'll do the rest. ♪ we'll do the rest. february 22nd. a landmark transportation bill is up for consideration in the virginia legislature.
Jun 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
have my two science leaders, [inaudible] and janet gray, so science questions galor, they can handle them all, policy questions, we'll have to deflect some of those to nancy for another time, so what i'm going to present today is what we call our healthy home and healthy world tours, i'll talk a little bit about who the breast cancer fund is and then we're going to walk through kind of the rooms in your home talking about tips for avoiding exposures that are linked to breast cancer and i will talk a little bit about the different chemicals, where they're found, things you can do to avoid them and also some policies, and then we'll kind of go beyond the home to talk about the kinds of exposures that might be not within our control in the house but elsewhere. and it looks like i have videos so that is good. so, the breast cancer fund is a national organization that works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating the environmental exposures linked o the disease, mostly we talk about chemicals and radiation that are linked to breast cancer, we are a little different from your breast cancer
Jun 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT
the greatest scientific achievement of modern time and how its brain science, neuroscience and how it's moved into the public sphere and how brain imaging and particular, functional not take imaging, technical pictures of the brain, and that in particular because we consider that the signature to a of modern neuroscience. so what is the area that take allergy out of the lab and out of the clinic and into the public sphere? what is that those that like and what are the implications for society? >> obviously, this is a critique of that movement. you see some shortcomings and how this presented, maybe starting with what people see as high praise or blame fascism what it means. >> exactly. that's a critical distinction. this is not a critique of a magnificent science and technology to the point of frankly mind-boggling. it is a critique of premature application of this technology, reading too much wedding it can tell us about our mental states, what we want, what we like, what they were going to use, whether we have a guilty state of mind. cannot really do these things because it's already starti
Jun 16, 2013 9:00am EDT
science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty coolol. ♪ >> earlier president obama said the use of chemical weapons was a gamente changer. assist tons syria's rebel forces will increase now. about 90,000 killed with chemical weapons. john mccain sizz if we can't establish a no fly zone then taxpayer dollars have been waisted. shoot his aircraft down. charles how has the game changed now? >>t's all up to one man. the tragedy is it's all up to one. the recommendations from the c.i.a., defense department and senior people was he had to do something and he didn't do anything. he treats this instead of high state craft which it is as a csi episode. now he's got the evidence. the tragedy here is this. we're at a point are the rebels re deeply in distress.
Jun 16, 2013 9:30am EDT
father's day. hope to see you next week. this is an rc robotic claw. my high school science teach made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've t nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> good morning and welcome to this week. crossing the red line. president obama signs off on arms to the syrian rebels. >> i want to know what the end game is. >> is he going to have? >> just to provide additional weapons is not enough.
Jun 22, 2013 1:00pm EDT
and you redesign it and add another question and the essence of good science as it is good art is to ask questions not only to answer them but to cause the people following you to read everything and ask more questions. a good piece of art like a good piece of science should leave you with more questions that should answer enough of them as you were going along to make you turn the page and that is pretty much how it works. .. but this book will be different too. every time a book of mine is released about 5% of fans, a vocal minorities aim so disappointed in this book because i didn't do what i do in the last pull what i did in the first book. great, wonderful, go read it again. something a lot of undue. the world record is 43 times some woman in australia, she writes long detailed lists of everything she thinks i got wrong and then goes back to read the book again in case i changed it in the meantime. anyway, speaking of questions and so forth the main question, two main questions people ask whenever i talk, one of those is when is your next book coming out? the answers two m
Jun 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
" report and what might be the definition of a teachable moment for those trying to raise math and science performance among our students. in chicago, they're making some big gains by making these subjects more real, more relevant. our report tonight from our chief education correspondent rehema ellis. >> reporter: school's out, but learning continues for these students, all part of project exploration, a program offering hands-on lessons in science, technology, engineering, and math, known as s.t.e.m. subjects, to some of chicago's most vulnerable public school students. the majority are black and hispanic from tough, low-income communities. >> students need the opportunity to connect science, math to real careers and jobs. >> reporter: they learn from field work and from the pros about medicine, geology, wildlife, even paleontology, and forensics, like this lesson in fingerprinting with lisa gilbert, a specialist with the illinois state police. this is your fingerprint? >> yep. >> reporter: about 1,500 students have participated in after-school and summer programs, and more than half of
Jun 16, 2013 12:30am EDT
political system. this is an hour. >> a professor of political science at rutgers university. she teaches, researches, and publishes on interest groups, lob using and policymaking. she received her bsj from the midell school in northwestern university and her phn political science from texas a&m university. he primary research interest involved the roles of interest groups-social movements and math -- mass media in the public policy process. she is the author of several books, including the award-winning "lob using and policy change: who wins and who loses and why," "meet agent grand central, understanding the roots of congresses." and the other book is "basic interest, the importance of groups and politics in political science." so, professor leech is a widely consulted expert on interviewing methods as well, and she is a former newspaper editor. so, before i have her come up, i'd like to show you a copy of the book. it's available for purchase today at a highly discounted rate. and we hope that you will buy them. but i want to introduce some of the people who are here. howard marlowe,
Jun 22, 2013 12:15pm EDT
not announce that i wanted to write novels and realizing this was if he financially so i went to science. i have amongst other things a ph.d. in quantitative behavioral ecology which is behavioral -- as a result of this i wrote a foreigner page dissertation entitled selection and opinion to -- or as my husband says wyatt birds build nests where they do and who cares anyway? [laughter] i tell you that to make the point that in fact i did know it did know how to write before i began writing a book. i knew one of the sentence from the other and where paragraphs happen and what they are for but i had never written a novel. i had written a lot of other things. i didn't marry a bomb. i married a very nice man. i did quit work three months after first child was born in order to start his business and in terms of financial stability there is not much to choose between an entrepreneur and a bum. [laughter] i was their soul support for while until i took to freelance and i slid sideways and became an expert in scientific computation. it's really easy to be an expert if there are only six people in th
Jun 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
is not an exact science. it is like the mosaic. we try to take the pieces and bring them together to form a picture. there are many different pieces of intelligence. we have as set. we have physical surveillance. we have electronic surveillance through legal process. phone record through additional legal process. financial records. also these programs that we're talking about here today. they are all valuable pieces to bring that mosaic together and figure out how these individual are plotting to attack the united states here or whether it is u.s. interest overseas. so every dot is general alexander mentioned, we hear the cliche frequently after 9/11 about connecting the dot. i can tell you as a team and with the committee and american public, we come together to put all these dots together, to form that picture, to allow us to disrupt these activity. >> thank you. >> bernie sanders has been standing by as well. senator, let me bring you back in. we just heard a response sort of to what we were just talking about. apparently according to deputy attorney general, the technology does not ex
Jun 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, who has been the chief science correspondent at nbc news for almost four decades. bob is leaving us to begin a new chapter in his career. >> reporter: in his 38 years with nbc news, robert bazell has been on the front lines and at the forefront of science and health reporting. >> others get an infection. >> reporter: in the early 1980s, he was among the first journalist to report on a new illness, even before it was called aids. >> the scientists say this probably means they're dealing with some new deadly sexually transmitted disease. >> reporter: he chronicled the development of the shuttle program. >> what are your thoughts about the future of nasa now? >> reporter: and helped guide us through that tragic day when the challenger exploded in 1986. he tracked medical mystery, including fears that bird flu might spread worldwide. >> and if that happens, it will become a major global health threat. >> reporter: a special interest gene research on illnesses from breast cancer to alzheimer's. >> the research also solves a great mystery in biology. >> reporter: in iraq, bob brought home
Jun 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
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Jun 22, 2013 12:00am PDT
of the screams. >> reporter: the defense says the state's expert is relying on unproven science, instead defense attorneys point to the testimony of an fbi speech scientists who told the court with current technology it's not possible to determine whether the voice on the tape belongs to trayvon martin or george zimmerman. the speech scientists said with three seconds of uninterrupted screaming on the 911 call, there is no way to know for sure. >> we determined that screaming was not normal. it was by someone who was facing probably imminent threat of death or something. very difficult to analyze. >> reporter: still, the neighbor who made the 911 call told "ac 360" she believes it was trayvon martin screaming for help that night. >> i definitely could tell it was a younger youthful voice than it was the deep voice that i heard when they were arguing, and i heard them outside my window. >> reporter: trayvon's mother also told us she has no doubt the screams came from her son. >> people can say anything they want to. i just personally don't believe it. i know that it was my son that was crying out
Jun 15, 2013 4:15pm EDT
and science fiction fantasy however there are some interesting models being explored on old man that was serialized the novel and was a television episode and even the book itself is called the season, and i found that fascinating and also i kept turning and for more. i also think that the platforms do wonderful enhancements to their books for cookbooks in particular. i love the author for that. i think there's lots of interesting experimentation going on. >> anybody else? >> when it comes to the interactive books for me i find it almost a little bit distracting as a reader. i don't seek those kind of books out. they are not exactly my favorite unless there is a movie or some sort of true value. but as christian was saying on the singles, i think that is something really interesting, you know, the short format. everyone is always concerned about engaging the reader and how we are constantly more busy and kids in the classroom, the attention span isn't there anymore and people are just trying to get any sort of engagement that is possible and i think that it really addresses that
Jun 20, 2013 10:30am PDT
the museum and the academy of sciences. this city is an amazing place. i had one of those tours of the academy of science and it was pretty incredible. i used to go there as a kid and saw the technology but to make it the incredible place is fascinating. i want to thank edge for citing today. i want to thank everyone for the assets to our city. i encourage all of the organizations to try and do a little bit more to make sure that there are no barriers to our kids and the city being able to participate and visit those incredible assets. i don't know who paid for us to visit those entities as a child i know we repeatedly took trips to the old and young academy and the memories of just the conversations and what we learned about sharks and fish and about art. i wasn't paying much attention back then but it somehow had an impact. i think we should do everything we can to have children not have a barrier to those institutions. i was going to add i don't think i've told the staff i remember the old plan telethon of the pink floyd on this side of the moon but you've come a long way and
Jun 21, 2013 12:30pm PDT
hunters point. i've been a high school person over a year now. i didn't think i'd like science but college students and high school teams taught me how to teach science in a fun way. i learned part of the cal and teach other people about it in front of the large groups but the most important thing i've learned is i want to produce my education and become a youth you counselor and help others. so if it wasn't for me working there i wouldn't know what i wanted to do with my own life. thank you >> you thank you. i actually dissected a frog with my daughter. i'm a member of the tounldz hall. we help out 70 organizations to encourage your support for the arts. we would encourage i to support of the mayors budget proposal. thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please >> hi i'm ron goldman. i want to thank you for your interest in the arts education and once again ask you to support of the mayors budget for arts funding. this funding enables and benefits programs as the san francisco symphonies. every single elementary students in grades one and every neighborhood of this city. so across the
Jun 21, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> there he is. >> bill: yes indeed dan stone will be on a little bit later to give us our science quiz. avery friedman will be here to talk about the zimmerman jury which was seated yesterday, and for the first day of summer we are going to take a look at what wines you ought to be considering maybe serving or enjoying this summer. so we will rename the show today, the full court wine press, and we'll talk about immigration reform coming up next. but first -- >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> i like that. i like to a lot. some overhead lines, big move in the media world yesterday. media critic howard curt is jumping from cnn over to fox news to anchor a weekend media program there. he had always been working at the "daily beast" until he was fired on inaccurate reporting on the relationship status of a gay nba player. >> bill: good for howie. he has a new job. the question is did he jump or was he pushed. >> uh-huh. reports are coming in that kim kardashian and kanye west have settled on a name for their new baby girl. >> bill: this is not the most
Jun 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
: american students will have to do a lot better in math and science the compete with the world. anthony mason tells us about a program designed to prepare a new generation. >> reporter: when the kids from gridley middle school in tucson, arizona added a virtual reality class in the fall -- >> don't forget to write down goals, please. >> reporter: -- 13-year-old rashad stevenson was skeptical. were you surprised at how much you like this? >> i truly was, actually. >> reporter: what have you learned from it? >> to keep your imagination and don't let people shut it down. >> reporter: in the class, sixth and eighth graders design and model their own virtual reality projects. anything from video games to military equipment to a frosted doughnut. it's a pilot program developed with the raytheon corporation, the giant aerospace and defense contractor. laura mcgill is deputy vice president of engineering. >> we're trying to do is invest in today to make sure the engineers and technical professionals that we'll need me the future. >> reporter: raytheon has pumped nearly $100 million into science
Jun 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
economical development in cultural tougher than that life sciences. they will share information about the open data and transportation by sharing experience in the districts with coordinates. they'll share information electric vehicles, electric programs and both will share information an develop different programs. they'll actively support the airports innovations between the san francisco and other international airports. i would like to offer my sincere thanks to the board members (calling names) without they're hard work and dedication none t of this would be possible. and thanks to those folks (calling names) and his team for their continued support. our team looks forward to constantly gaenl for many years to come. thank you (clapping) >> well, that committee has been busy so, please join us for the mayor signing the m l u. >>. (clappin (clapping). >> now will you please join our mayors and delegation we invite you to join us for the reception and we'll all look forward to going to barring also known as with the mayor in the fire happy new year, everybody. i love the fact that
Jun 15, 2013 6:30pm PDT
who are retiring today. they have helped shape your high school careers. dr. ray hill, lowell science teacher for 17 years, congratulations dr. hill. tony, mona, math teacher for 41 years. >> wow. >> i have to say tony that i love my math teacher. vanessa guest, an english teacher for 13 years. cynthia mitchell, secretary for 39 years. thank you. >> and finally someone who has kept you safe on the campus, ron hodges, security, 41 years. thank you all for your dedication and your commitment to the youth at lowell high school and to our great city and now, good evening, for lowell high school graduates class of 2013, go red and white. [ applause ] [ cheers ] >> i got my red on today. and with 613 students graduating today, i would like to say congratulations to all of you, you truly represent the incredible promise that our great city of san francisco is. thank you david, for your very kind introduction, as one of lowell's student leaders you must be very proud to be standing here in front of your class who will be graduating with
Jun 16, 2013 11:00pm EDT
more, visit my high school science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> nelson mandela's family members were seen visiting a south african hospital today. the 94 year old has been there for over a week with a lung infection. there hasn't been an update on his health since thursday when it was reported he is improving but still in serious condition. >>> an unusual sight at the vatican this sunday. pope francis blessed thousands of harley motorcycles. the blessing in honor of the motorcycle maker's 110th anniversary. the pope's our father prayer was nearly drown out by the thundering engines from the bikes. it's estimated half a million harley owners rolled into rome for the four-day celebration. >>> state of the a
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Jun 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
ranks it 17. particularly in the fields of math and science. just 20 years ago the u.s. topped the list. indianapolis based project led the way on a mission to change all of that. helping more u.s. students become leaders in critical thinking and problem solving. >> these are my kids. >> students enjoying their time learning science and math in school. project lead the way is an organization that designs are rigorous curriculum, preparing students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math. paving the way for america to be competitive globally. >> this is really a national imperative. you look at in america's economic prosperity and it is actually critical that we improve our educational outcomes. we get our students excited about learning and that -- making sure that they understand what is necessary for them to be successful and in this marketplace. this global economy. >> the ceo and president of project lead the way is challenging americans to work collectively and in helping students excel in science and math. >> there are so many opportunities available for our stude
Jun 15, 2013 10:15am EDT
technology and science. the 19th century was to find intellectually to an amazing degree by a fear that people would be made obsolete by improving technology. you might not think about that as being a concern. but let me get you a couple of ideas. first of all, the riots of textile workers who were concerned about textile machinery is and that was a lovely title battled resulted in public executions are you i was driving, i think i was describing -- i thought it was one radio station but that was another. there is someone going on and on about how they were going to lower barriers to market access. capital is when the flow. there's going to be a lot of stuff and i thought okay, another one of these startups. and it was the strangest thing this includes living with technology. it's like, wow, it really is extreme stuff. there are not that many songs from the 19th century that are immediately familiar to us. but the ballad of john henry is one. it is about a guy that is in the race with a robot that manages to win and dies from exhaustion untrained exhaustion. so it's kind of like a
Jun 22, 2013 12:25pm EDT
here. the unborn child protection act is based in science. that hasn area overwhelming public support. it is an appropriate response and theouse of horrors similar stories that we are hearing m&a from across the nation about what is happening. what this does is to limit abortion at the sixth month of pregnancy and includes exception so that we can send the clearest possible message to the american people that we do not abortions.e it is nothing to ban abortions before the six-month of prussian -- pregnancy. it is not affect road versus wade -- roe versus wade. it is a step that needs to be taken to protect life. unborn babies can feel touch. six weeks they feel pain. at 20 weeks, some of these marvelous fetal surgery centers into ministry and anesthesia to the unborn babies. as i said, 60% of all americans supports limiting abortion during the second trimester and 80% during the third trimester. this takes the step we bring before the chamber and recognize science and to bring the law in line with the majority of public opinion and to stand against what has transpired in the kermit go
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Jun 15, 2013 1:30pm PDT
innovation, american technology, american science and what has been discussed with a lot of you fellows is to take money away from the national science foundation, take money away from that innovation so that we don'e have to go to places like that. >> or we can stop spending money to build walkways for turtles on highways. real quickly, what do we do with china? do we haveer some protectionist agreement with them to make thi stuff stop? >> wayne -- i think what you have to do is go back to theis emphasis and say national security is a primary thing for the united states government to pursue in the best sense of theo word. now, when youto talk about prive companies doing it, yes. got to be very carefuling that we don't wind up with some sort of a fascist economy whereu the privatep companies are being subsidized by the government fo this purpose. >> quickly,co jonathan. >> trade with our friends. bomb and destroy our enemy. >> trace? i agree. >> oh, my god. look, let's make this stuff at home of the that's the bottom line. >> gentleman moo? >> i am -- jehmu. >> i am appalled that jona
Jun 20, 2013 4:00pm PDT
? according to barack obama, quite a lot. we'll be back to explain. a science class that's out of this world. children across china had their lesson taught by a teacher 300 kilometers above earth on board an orbiting space module. the astronaut demonstrates how a variety of objects floated in midair. she answered questions via video link, including whether she had seen spaced out. >> china eventually plans to turn it small orbiting space module into a fully fledged space station. today, though, it became a classroom. in a broadcast shown live to schools across the country, a lesson was given in .eightlessness she also demonstrated the properties of water. foriant hope -- gulp mankind. capability lags behind the u.s. and russia, it wants to catch up fast. so this was part science lesson and part propaganda. the nation's you've given a glimpse of the space program that china sees as a symbol of its rise in global stature. it plans to put the first chinese person on the moon .ithin the next two decades more than likely, it will be one of the 60 million children watching today. .> ok, that is qu
Jun 21, 2013 2:30pm PDT
described in the book "frozen in time. oh now the story for all you science fiction fans. we are all identified with ufo 's, but did you know that up until 2009, britain actually had a department of defense investigating them? some of the more recent files have been released, and they are proving quite an interesting read. >> we mere earthlings witness dramatic evidence that aliens this just in the new "superman" blockbuster, but records show that we used to be more easily convicts -- convinced. in 2009, with no proof and to cut costs, the ufo desk was closed. now, the national archives in london, the last of britain's x- files, is stored online. inthis is a young girl manchester who saw some funny lights with her dad. >> for this historian, it is a treasure trove of sorts. >> it is things about human behavior, human belief, and the will to believe. some people want mystery in their lives. they do not want somebody like me saying that there are not any ufo's. they want to believe there is something out there. >> it may have been too much science fiction, but the files show people hel
Jun 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
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Jun 21, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. the report says the state added 10,000 non-farm jobs. >>> life, science companies and luma is opening up offices in the mission bay development. the 98,000-square foot state of the art research facility will be at 499 illinois street. they use technologies to study genetic variation and function. it will be the 56th life science company in the mission bay. >>> it's time for the 25th annual world's ugliest dog contest at the sonoma marin fair. today, more than 25 dogs are expected to compete in a contest. the spokesperson says many of them are pugs. this is mugly last year's winner from the united kingdom. the contest gets underway at 6:00 this evening. >>> tonight at 5:00, we'll have more information on the action plan released today by the san jose police department as they plan to take on the city's growing gang problem. that story and more -- coming up tonight at 5:00. >> thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. we'll tell you the next time news breaks. we're always here for you at ktvu and thanks for watching. have a great day. limit his dreams, a vocalist
Jun 18, 2013 6:00am EDT
. sally ride science. the goal of the company was to inspire children to study science technology and engineering and mathematics. sally ride paved the way for the latest candidates for nasa. of the 8 chosen half are women. that's highest number of female candidates selected for a class. they were picked out of more than 6,000 applicants. the candidates will help lead the first human mission to an asteroid and onto mars. >>> governor o'malley is heading overseas later this week. he will be in ireland and france with his business and economic development secretary annapolis mayor cohen plus a delegation of maryland companies on a trade and investment mission. the governor will address the dublin chamber of commerce on thursday and meet friday with the irish prime minister. . >> the orioles are hoping to get back in the win column tonight but it won't be easy. they are facing one of the best justin verlander. they lost last night 5-1 final score and davis provided the only spark. his major league leading 24th home run. the pitcher lasted 4 innings and was sent back to triple a after
Jun 18, 2013 12:00am PDT
has acknowledged that there's no science behind that evidence. there's also the same thing going on with hair evidence where they match a hair and say it's microscopically similar to the hair found with the victim so the defendant must have done it. and now that's under review. so science keeps advancing and things that were accepted before are no longer accepted, and if you don't have a death sentence, you're still able to litigate this. you're still able when the new information comes forward -- >> right. >> -- to do something about it. but with a death sentence -- >> there is no going back once that's happened because it is over. capital defense attorney, martin mcclain. thank you so much. >>> when we come back, how many dads do you think were thanking feminism on father's day yesterday? i'm going to show you why more of us should be. >>> i want to share something with you. three little sentences that will get you through life. number one, cover for me. number two, oh, good idea, boss. number three, it was like that when i got here. >> hey, this is good stuff. >> told you. com
Jun 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. >> bad science, check, anti-women, check, no chance of ever being taken up by the senate? check. your tax dollars at work in john boehner's house of representatives. >> the abortion debate is hitting a fever pitch on the hill. >> the house is expected to vote tonight. >> for what is being called the most restrictive abortion bill. >> congressman, the sponsor, will not be leading the debate today. representative frank has apologized. >> the co-sponsor from tennessee will be in charge. >> it deals specifically with these late-term abortions, the 1.5% of abortions that take place after 20 weeks. >> what is at stake for the republicans? >> picking a fight, even though they know they won't win. >> this is what the base really wants. >> there is a base they have to pander to. >> is this pandering? >> absolutely not. >> it is a very calculated, cynical and insidious thing that the republicans have done. >> it is really out of touch. not just to women. >> this is where science is on our side. >> public opinion is on our side. >> roe v. wade is supported by 70% of americans. >> they hope to create
Jun 16, 2013 8:00pm PDT
saying that the website is a science geek's del i have to check it out and it's very cool. if you surf or you want to sail, you can find the water deapth, temperature, tides, where they might be buoys. ad living a little bit off the notes, i wanted to say is special thank you to commissioner adams and director craig morales i think his name is an editor of the (indiscernible) iw
Jun 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
, we look at the christian science monitor with lee lawrence. first, this update. afghan president hamid karzai in a statement released earlier says he has suspended talks over a new deal in protest over the way the americans are reaching out to the taliban. he says he did this "in view of withcontradiction of acts i the statements of america." they announced they would begin talks first before the afghan government was brought in. meanwhile, the taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack in afghanistan that killed four u.s. troops. this just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with americans on finding a political solution to end the war. to pay $70about million in employee bonuses, according to chuck grassley, republican of iowa. he says his office has learned that the ira's executed an agreement with the employees' union today to pay those bonuses. ,e says it should be cancelled director has been appointed. meanwhile, there is a rally in the u.s. capitol being called the "audit the irs" rally. those are just some of the latest headlines on c-span
Jun 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
who suggested the voice on the tape may be martin's calling the science involved, quote, not reliable. >> the decision not to allow the prosecution's expert testimony about the 911 tape has struck a very serious blow to the prosecution. without that testimony, they have pieces of a puzzle, but they don't have clear answer. there could be a great deal of difficulty in overcoming reasonable doubt with respect to the self-defense claim of jrmgee zimmerman, zimmerman's pled not guilty. prosecutors have not talked about the judge's ruling but his attorney says that nelson made the right call. >> good science can be a very good benefit to a jury. but when it becomes junk science, as it would have been in this case, i'm very glad it was kept away from the jury. >> reporter: a jury that's scheduled to hear opening arguments in the case monday morning. jay gray, nbc news, sanford, florida. >>> a teenager is in custody this afternoon after crashing a stolen car into two homes in south san jose, sparking a fire that destroyed one of the homes and damaged the other. the accident happened about mi
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